Netherlands U19’s lost 1-0 to England in their second group game at the European Championships.

Both sides went into the game on the back of victories with Netherlands hammering Germany 4-1, while England saw off Bulgaria 2-0. The first half saw few chances, and

The first half saw few chances and was marred by a nasty injury suffered by Joel Piroe, who scored a hat-trick in the win over Germany. The PSV forward had to be stretchered off and is now a doubt for the rest of the tournament.

After the break, chances started to come and go for Netherlands and with seven minutes to go, England snatched victory. Ben Brereton took advantage of a scramble in the box to net from close range.

Netherlands now must beat Bulgaria in the final game on Sunday in order to stand a chance of reaching the semi-finals.

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